We believe the youth are
our future leaders and have the creativity and determination to
create a genuine change within their commuity and in their personal
Our scholarship support has
provided Wai'anae Coast youth the opportunity to attend civic minded
school events, special conferences, travel experiences, educational
workshops, participation in cultural activities, and organized
Since 1999, 1850 youth
(ages 8-17) have benefitted from our monthly scholarship
program. Each month $1,500 is budgeted for our Scholarship
Fund. Checks payable to supporting agency, never to child or
HOW TO APPLY - send
an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
for an online application. (Computers are available to
borrow/use at Boys and Girls Club, Waianae Library, Oahu WorkLinks,
NFL Yet in Nanakulii and Kamehameha Schools Community Center in
Nanakuli. Bring your own paper for all print
GUIDELINES Checklist - Be sure to include all documents to avoid
- Resident of Wai'anae Coast (Kahe to
Ka'ena Point), Oahu.
- Age 8-17 by application
- An active
member or registered participant in an established,
organized youth club, activity or event.
- Submit a fifty (50) word essay
describing your activity, explaing how funds will be used, why you
need these funds and how long you've participated in this
- Include a wallet size picture with
your application. (Sorry, will not be returned. Copy or
digital photo OK).
- Attach a copy of your recent report
card. (will not be returned).
- Maximum award (five) 5 awards per
person in a lifetime, once in a 12 month period.
- Complete six (6) hours of community
service before getting another award (or within the calendar
year), or unable to reapply for future funds. Reporting
forms are included in your original packet and award letter.
Complete six (6) hours at a nonprofit agency, preferably within
the Leeward Coast within 12 months and return completed form to
- Verification from school event
organizer, or club official required. Phone and signature
required, agency will be contacted for verification with copy of
activity budget or expense detail.
- Applications must now be mailed to our PO Box 1009,
Wai'anae, HI 96792, postmarked by the first Monday of each
month. Please use #10 envelope to ensure timely
delivery. (Larger envelopes may delay application as we will
not be able to pick up at P.O.). Please add extra postage to
guarantee delivery. We are NOT responsible for postage due
or delayed/lost mailings. Please do NOT fax
- Parent/Guardian signature
applications will be returned and delay your application, be sure
to read checklist thoroughly. Please DO NOT make copies of
application to submit. You can make a personal copy for
- As of March 1, 2011 six (6) hours of
volunteer/community service will be completed at a nonprofit of
your choice within twelve (12) months of your award. It will
be YOUR responsibility to fulfill this requirement before
receiving future award(s). Forms are included in your
applicatin packet and in your award presentation. For
additional copies, email email@example.com
- No Awards
scheduled in December. (Return to
- Recipients will be contacted upon
approval. Please write clearly, or type.
- Attend award presentation to receive
your scholarship, usually 3rd Monday starting at 6
p.m. at NFL YET Boys and Girls Club in Nanakuli.
Must be present to receive award or send an adult family
representative. We start
on time, please come early!
- Parents and family members
invited. Great photo opportunity!
- Look for your picture in the monthly
issue of Westside Stories, page 2, our media
partner. (Return to
COMMUNITY SERVICE REPORTING
six (6) hours of community service may be at one or more
a nonprofit community or organization, preferably in the Leeward
(Kahe Point to Kaena).
a legitimate community need.
a significant impact on you.
benefit a political campaign or religious activity.
benefit yourself, personal or a family organized
place the scholarship recipient in a position in which a relative or
is a supervisor of the activity.
eligible for a future scholarship, community service of six (6)
hours must be performed within twelve (12) months of scholarship
award to qualify for a future award. (Return to top) Email
receive reporting form via email.
the attached form within twelve (12) months of award and mail
Attn: Community Service
for an e-application today!